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York Racecourse

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The Racecourse Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX, England
+44 1904 620911
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Ascot of the North

From the railway station you can wind your way up to the racetrack which will take around 20... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pjags
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Darlington, United Kingdom
Paloma Faith race day

Whilst you would expect this event to be busy every year seems to be getting busier and busier and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chelseax2
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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Our office hours for enquiries are Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm. Please visit our website for York Races Fixtures, which often include Saturdays.
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  • Poor3%
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The Racecourse Knavesmire Road, York YO23 1EX, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From the railway station you can wind your way up to the racetrack which will take around 20 minutes. Along the way there are local supermarkets, food outlets, cashpoints and pubs. On race days there is a bus from outside the station that will take...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Whilst you would expect this event to be busy every year seems to be getting busier and busier and still not enough facilities for people. First come first served for chairs and tables but for people to be arguing over grass and where you can...More

Thank Chelseax2
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here on a work trip in 2015 and it was amazing. Not a lot of cover for those on the green to retreat to during cold or wet weather so pay the extra for the access to covered area; but definitely worth a visit....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Booked 4 tickets for the Tom Jones Music Showcase event. Booked on York Races website via Tom Jones's official site. We were informed after the last race that he couldn't make it due to poor weather conditions. But the weather wasn't a surprise as it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 2 tickets to see Tom Jones for my husband's 60th birthday. It took us 3 hours to get there by car, we then spent 3 hours there where we had very expensive drinks and food. We did not watch any of the racing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

went to see Paloma Faith in concert here , there were plenty of free parking lots of security so you felt safe ... lots of different bars and places to eat also lots of toilets there was shaded seating or you could sit on the...More

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Sophie W, Public Relations Manager at York Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a hospitality package to see Tom Jones as a treat for my wife. We had a decent meal in the Paddock Restaurant which is located in the county stand. All 6 races took place despite some inclement weather. Approximately 30 minutes before Tom...More

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Sophie W, Public Relations Manager at York Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to review and we're really sorry the day didn't go as we'd hoped. Like you, York Racecourse shares the disappointment of the thousands of fans at the late cancellation of the scheduled performance by Sir Tom Jones...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been to 40 racecourses and can honestly say that a day at nearby Pontefract or Beverley are better value. York on a warm Saturday attracts casts numbers and despite the range of food and drink outlets, the queues are vast and the prices high....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended one of the music weekend events with racing first thing. Well put together event. We have been a number of times. One concern is that they appear to be selling more tickets than the course is able to cope with. Large crowds is some...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son is severely allergic to nuts. He is aware of this and went to a food outlet saying 'Allergy aware.' It was a fish and chip shop. No-one there knew anything about nuts. We went to a second outlet. Same story. It is a...More

Thank David G
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Sophie W, Public Relations Manager at York Racecourse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi David, Thanks for your reveiw and I'm really sorry that this negatively impacted your day. Every food outlet on site has an 'allergy bible' which outlines allergens in all products served on site. We will certainly reiterate this to all of our staff and...More

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